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Valentines Day Events In Boca Raton | Valentines Day Events Near Me

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It's that time of year! And no matter who you spend your Valentine's Day with, there's something fun to do for everyone. We searched the city and the space beyond to find a selection of Valentine's Events that should suit just about everyone - from the very single to the super-romantic. Without anything further, learn where the best spots, events, and reservations are around town for you and your special someone, even if that someone is you!

Before going further, while we're at it, is your family bound to grow this Valentine's Day? Browse our Single Family Homes page to learn more about what you might need to accommodate your growing world and blossoming romance!

Valentines Day at the Addison

Valentine's Day At The Addison

  • Where:  The Addison Hotel - 2 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 
  • When: February 14th. 6:30 PM

The Addison Hotel always finds a place on our holiday lists - especially when romance...

The 36th Annual Boca Raton Museum Art Festival | Get The Details Here

boca raton art museum festival 2023

The Boca Raton Museum of Art is one of the preeminent fixtures among our annual slate of public events. For seven decades, the museum has served our community as the ultimate centrifuge of arts & culture, hosting clinics, exhibits, and its own art school. Combining a global reach with a local focus, the Boca Raton Museum of Art is a pillar of our creative force and our growth as an artistic community. Without the centuries of colonial-era artwork that preceded much of Florida's current landscape, much of "Floridian" art has been inspired by local flora and fauna and manifested in the 20th century through today.

Beginning with Addizon Mizner's development of what is now downtown Boca - home to magnificent condos like 200 East, Alina Residences, and more, Boca Raton has grown to become a cultural hotspot in one of the younger states on the Eastern Seaboard. The Boca Raton Museum Art Festival is a celebration of our artistic community and the many works that have graced these halls in years past. Without further ado, learn more about the 36th Annual Boca Raton Museum Art Festival, what's expected, and why you should check it out!


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2023 New Years Resolutions We All Can Benefit From

5 new years resolutions for 2023

Real Estate is a career that requires knowledge, savvy, and superb communication skills. However, there are few traits of a successful Realtor more important than drive, motivation, and desire. The New Year is not the only time to make changes to bad habits and amplify good ones, but it's a better time than never. As we look ahead to the next year of our lives as people, not just as professionals, we list some of the New Years' Resolutions fit for anyone seeking just whatever it is that moves them.

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Practice Mindfulness & Gratitude

Between the expectations of our daily lives and the eternal stimuli from our screens, it's easy to lose track of the moment. So many of us (your author, admittedly included) spend too much time lamenting the past and fearing the future, wasting precious moments and energy on things we cannot help or change. Gratitude for what we have today ensures our past regrets remain just that, in the past, and ensures we have confidence going forward that we can weather whatever storm rises tomorrow. It is often our presence in the moment that optimizes our future. Mindfulness & gratitude take many forms, be it meditation, journaling, or simply stopping to breathe on a rigorous day. Find out what works for you and live for today!


2022 Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade | Everything You Need To Know

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It's that time again! The Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade is among the very favorite activities for residents and visitors. For the boat owners, this is the opportunity to showcase their craft and pride in ownership, festooning their boats in a myriad of festive lights, decorations, and visual effects. There's just something special about a parade over water, especially here in South Florida. Even for such a devoted boating community, the Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade stands out as one of the pinnacle events to whirl their props and deck their sails (if they have them). For the rest of us, read on to learn where you can park, sit, and enjoy the show!

When is the Holiday Boat Parade?

The 48th Annual Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 PM on Saturday, December 17th 2022. It is highly recommended to arrive early and prepared to secure the best spot for you and your guests.

Where Is The Parade Route? 

The Parade Route begins at the C-15 Canal and ends beyond the bridge at Hillsboro Blvd. The C-15 Canal is located between Congress Ave. and the Intracoastal, passing due south of Pelican Harbor at the edge of the Delray Beach - Highland Beach border. From here, the parade is predominantly marked by three drawbridge openings that serve as timestamps for viewers to reference....

Boca Raton New Years Brunch | Where To Celebrate New Years Day In Boca Raton

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New Years eve is less than a day in the past but you had a night to last a lifetime! When you're rising and shining, facing a brand new year, it's time to shake out the cobwebs and grab a mimosa. Our Boca Raton Real Estate blog gives you some of the finest places to enjoy New Year's brunch in Boca Raton. Read on to find your reservations!

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The Breakers

Since 1926, The Breakers has stood tall as one of the earliest, and yet still foremost expressions of luxury living in Palm Beach County. This elegant hotel features a Sunday breakfast fit for royalty, with a full raw bar, craft cocktails, and mimosas. The Circle, a dining experience known for old-world elegance, is an architectural marvel featuring renaissance artwork before a backdrop of the beautiful Palm Beaches. A la carte is always an option, but with so much in front of you via their spectacular breakfast buffet, you'd be hard pressed to stay seated for long! Luckily for us, New Year's Day falls on a Sunday. If you're in the market for the best of Boca and beyond, look no further than this luxury landmark of South Florida.

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Holiday Events In Boca Raton | Where To Enjoy Christmas Lights and Holiday Parties Near Me

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Our Christmas Lights and Holiday Events blog last year was so popular, there was no way we were going to leave you hanging! In keeping with our unyielding efforts to keep Boca Raton residents and holiday visitors informed, we're ready to unveil our selection of some of the most popular and beloved holiday events around Boca. These include everything Christmas Lights, family festivals, upscale fine dining, and vibrant nightlife across the county. Start scrolling, clicking, and finding where you can turn up the lights this holiday season!

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Boca Raton Holiday Street Parade

  • When: Wednesday December 7th, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Where: Parking can be found at City Hall, The Downtown Library, or Building Administration

The December Festivities get off to a roaring start as more than 70 floats whirl their wheels to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our holiday street parade. In light of the 1972 inception, the theme of the season is "Groovy 70s," with what's sure to be a colorful theme. We expect the 70s theme to bring out the best of our local creatives for a riveting spectacle and a celebration of our community.

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Boca Raton Thanksgiving | Giving Thanks From Champagne & Parisi

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The Champagne & Parisi Real Estate team took a moment out of our busy schedule to give thanks to our colleagues, clients, and many more who made our goals and dreams possible! From safety to serenity, from upper class to continuing education, we give thanks. Have a blessed & beautiful day!

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Our Clients

First and foremost, we don't exist without our clients! Without our community and people abroad visiting our websites, calling our Realtors, and getting to work, we wouldn't have a blog to give thanks from. We proudly served clients from across the world from multiple continents, repeat clients looking for new opportunities, and newcomers through both organic home searches and referrals. Many of our clients have become lifelong friends of our Realtors, further reinforcing the dedication and personality we have as individuals, and not just as professionals.

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Our Teammates

Whether it was teaming up on a massive deal or simply lending an ear to give some helpful advice, we have some of the most cooperative, mutually vested Realtors on the planet! Our team are at each other's sides from every side of the deal, lending the...

2022 New Years Eve Events And Parties In Boca Raton, FL

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We found five of the most choice Boca Raton New Years events, incorporating the surrounding area to expand your horizons. From upscale to downtown, from sit down to stand up, we gather and bring you some of the very best New Years Parties in Boca Raton! Enjoy after-midnight breakfast buffers, 4-course steak dinners, dancing, DJ's, and one final special moment to cap off a wonderful year. Without further ado, read on to learn more and find where you're going to be when the ball drops! 

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Gold Rush New Years' Eve 2023

  • When: Saturday, December 31st 2022. 8:00 PM 
  • Where: The Addison - 2 East Camino Real. Boca Raton, FL 33432
  • Cost: $495/ticket

The Addison, named for Addison Mizner, the aesthetic founding father of Boca Raton, is one of the foremost names on everyone's mind when thinking of an elegant place to spend the evening. Featuring their award-winning cuisine, delectable cocktails and an environment fit for royalty, The Addison will always find a place on our list when discussing holiday events. Beyond the craft cocktails and 4-course seated meal, hors oeuvres will be encircling the dance floor via their waitstaff while live music keeps things electric from...

Boca Raton Thanksgiving Dinner | Where To Enjoy Thanksgiving In Boca Raton

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Thanksgiving Dinner doesn't have to be an entire household ordeal each and every year. For our part, we researched and discovered where some of the most beloved Thanksgiving Dinners in Boca Raton can be found, including offerings for a delightful in-house prix fixe menu and seasonal cocktails, takeout, and even boxed delivery! For those looking to work a little less and enjoy their time a little more, let these 5 renowned restaurants take care of the hard part for you!

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Maggiano's Little Italy

An ever popular Italian staple of Boca Raton's upscale dining landscape, Maggiano's Little Italy deftly weaves traditional Thanksgiving fare with an Italian twist. In-house diners can enjoy a three course meal featuring a salad, traditional turkey, two pastas and two sides. Thanksgiving-centric selections include the delectable pumpkin marscapone ravioli, warm apple crostada, and a country style smoked ham to name some of several notable options. Their carryout menu includes a pre-selected portion of several menu items with a wine pairing. For something a little less conventional but still very much the Thanksgiving vibe, make a reservation at Maggiano's.

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Boca Raton Midterm Elections Information | What You Need To Know To Get Out And Vote!

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The crucial 2022 Midterm Elections are upon us! No matter where you stand, knowing the ins and outs of civic engagement is a fundamental way to participate in the future of our country, state, and city. For our part, the Boca Raton Real Estate blog will provide the details on your candidates, precincts, and voting requirements. Read on to learn more about the 2022 midterm elections in Boca Raton!

Precincts and Polling Centers

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8th between 7 AM - 7 PM. If you are still waiting in line by the 7 PM closing time, you will be permitted to complete your ballot. Voting Precincts are divided across two zones: Zones 5 and 6.

Click HERE to find your exact polling center.

Zone 5 includes much of the area north of Boca Raton, but also includes parts of Northern Boca and Highland Beach.

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Zone 6 Includes the sizable majority of Boca Raton and Highland Beach. If you are a resident of either of...

Boca Raton Halloween Parties | Things To Do For Halloween

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Welcome to October! Spooky season has officially arrived. In today's Boca Raton Real Estate, we give a brief rundown of some of the most prominent Boca Raton Halloween Parties and Events, with something for everyone young and old. Read on to find something for you!

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Halloween At The Addison Presents: Gotham

  • When: Monday, October 31st 7:00 PM
  • Where: The Addison - 2 East Camino Real. Boca Raton, FL 33432

The classy Addison Hotel always commemorates holidays with a bang. Halloween is no exception, where the Boca mainstay will offer a Gotham themed Halloween celebration including award winning five start cuisine, open bar, dancing, and live entertainment. VIP tables include a three-course tableside dinner, champagne service and valet parking. Best of all, a percentage of the sale will support Boca Helping Hands, an organization Champagne & Parisi supports annually.

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Halloween Bash at THRoW Social Delray Beach

  • When: Saturday, October 29....

Boca Raton October Events | October Events Near Me

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Spooky season has arrived! And with it - whatever vestige of autumn that we can scrounge together in our subtropical clime. For residents of Boca Raton, pumpkin spice candles, fleece jackets, and the Mizner Park Pumpkin patch are the images of fall that our local flora and fauna refuse to provide. October is the final month before tourist season truly begins, with its peak arriving shortly after Christmas. For that one final month before the squawking flock pitter patters to town, here are the things you can enjoy throughout Boca Raton and beyond! 

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  • Where: FAU - University Theatre - 777 Glades Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • When: Friday, October 7th. 7 PM - 9 PM

The nearby campus at Florida Atlantic University always has something for the avant-garde in all of us. The FAU University Theatre by way the Wind Ensemble will play a genre-spanning concert featuring woodwind and brass instruments. Most prominently, the concert will feature FAU Faculty Member and accomplished trombone soloist, Jose Leonardo Leon.

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Community Fall BBQ Fun

  • Where: 1530 W. Camino Real. Boca Raton, FL 33486
  • When: Saturday, October 8th 1 PM - 5 PM

This FREE entry event in one of Boca Raton's oldest districts will offer something for the whole family. The event will be hosted by The Church...

5 Hurricane Cleanup Tips | What To Do After A Hurricane

5 hurricane cleanup tips

In the wake of the tragic devastation left by Hurricane Ian across Southwest and Central Florida, Champagne & Parisi Real Estate extend our deepest sympathies to those affected. Links to donate and ways to support will be at the end of this article. For now, as part of the Champagne & Parisi blog, we share 5 crucial hurricane cleanup tips to know for the future. These tips range everywhere from creating a smoother experience for you and your neighbors, to potentially life-saving. Follow along and learn more about how to help our community with hurricane cleanup!

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Wait Until Daylight

Wait until daylight to begin any cleanup process. Even with mobile lighting and generator support, there will never be sufficient lighting nor the urgency to warrant cleaning up at night. Following a long, difficult evening in which the hurricane passes, the next day weather is almost always exceedingly clear and cool. Take advantage of this weather, and the natural clarity granted by sunlight to begin the process of recovery.

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Do NOT Enter Standing Water

This is a crucial safety tip to understand. Standing water contains a host of potential concerns, even when visible to the bottom. Standing...

September Events In The Boca Raton Area | September Events Near Me

september events in boca raton 2022

Welcome to Autumn! While it may not feel like outside, we are heading into the fall and winter months. With the busy season ahead, there's bound to be more people, but plenty more to do as the weather becomes a bit friendlier and people venture out for more than the beach! Here are some of our choices for things to do in Boca Raton. Stay tuned and learn more!

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DeadMau5 @ DAER Nightclub

  • When: Saturday, September 3rd. 12 PM - Close
  • Where: DAER Nightclub - 1 Lucky St. Davie, FL 33314

Legendary electronic musician and cultural icon Deadmau5 will play an all-day set at DAER nightclub, one of the preeminent clubs in Broward County found on the property of the newly remodeled, immense Hard Rock Resort & Casino. Arrive at noon for the doors to open, and dance the night (and day) away!

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Heart Of Soul Duo 

  • When: Sunday, September 11th. 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Where: Luff's Fish House - 390 E. Palmetto Park Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Luff's Fish House, one of the most popular seafood restaurants in Boca Raton, plays host to the Heart of Soul Duo, one of the favorites for patrons to enjoy while they dine. The unplugged acoustic duo plays dozens of the greatest hits from Classic Rock, Contemporary, and the tracks we all grew up loving.

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August Events In Boca Raton | August Events In The Boca Area

august events in boca raton

It's August! The dog days of Summer are winding down, and the last days of the hottest weather are soon-to-be in the rearview mirror. With most Summer visitors leaving between now and the busy season, it's your time to shine with less traffic and more room to run! Here are some of our favorite event ideas in the Boca Raton area for August.

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5-Day Wakeboard and Tubing Camp

  • Where: Above & Beyond Community Church - 7500 E. Country Club Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33487
  • When: Monday, August 8, 9 AM - Friday, August 12, 3 PM

The aquatic life is forever intertwined with our coastal, peninsular community. Campers ages 5-15 can enjoy a full week of aquatic enrichment via a variety of boarding mediums - such as kneeboarding, skiing, tubing, wakeboarding, and fishing. For an active way to soak up the sun and learn some riveting new skills, look no further than this clinic on good times and fun on the water!

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July Events In Boca Raton | What To Do In Boca This July

july events in the boca raton area

It's (hopefully) as hot as it'll come this year! With temperatures soaring into the mid 90's on an almost daily basis, some of us will run for cover, while others will run to the beach. Besides the events surrounding the upcoming holiday, which you can find in the link at the bottom, what else is there to do during this spicy hot July in the Boca Raton area. For everything not July 4th, read on and set your calendars! Here are the July Events in Boca Raton worth a gander.

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Ancient Mythology - Electronic Music Festival - Boca Raton

  • Where: Sunset Cove Amphitheater - 20405 Amphitheater Cir. Boca Raton, FL  33498
  • When: Saturday, July 9th 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Electronic Dance Music, or EDM for short, is one of the most popular genres of music in today's world, especially amongst young people in The U.S. and Western Europe, where techno, house music, dubstep, and heavy bass gained traction. Attendees to this unique take on an EDM festival will enjoy the expected glitter and pageantry shown by the concertgoers with a folkloric twist. Thematic elements will draw inspiration from fantasy, folklore, ancient history, cultural anthropology, and much more. 

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4th Of July Fireworks Near Me | Where To See Fireworks In Boca

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It's that time of year! From Martin to Monroe, here are some of the best July 4th fireworks celebrations planned in the Boca Raton area and beyond. Read our ultimate guide to get your plans set! Each event has varying times covering charges, parking situations, and policies regarding alcohol and outside food. 

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4th of July Fireworks Cruise - Boca Raton

  • Where: The Waterstone Resort & Marina - 999 E. Camino Real. Boca Raton, FL 33432
  • When: Monday, July 4th, 2022. 4:00 PM

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Fabulous Fourth Celebration - Boca Raton

  • Where: Countess De Hoernle Park -1000 Spanish River Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • When: Monday, July 4th, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Father's Day Events In Boca Raton | Fathers Day Events In The Boca Area

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Father's Day is around the corner! Here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate our dad's in the Boca Raton area, from lunch to art, to full-fledged festivals, get ready to spend some quality time with the main man! These 5 events are only a smidge of what's been offered across the tri-county area. Read our Boca Raton Real Estate blog to learn more about where to go and who to see in Boca. Here are 5 Boca area events and experiences to celebrate Dad this upcoming Father's Day!

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  • Sunday, June 19th, 2022. 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Mizner Park - 327 Plaza Real. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Mizner Park is always a great place to bring the family. The shopping, restaurants, and activities are a year-round attraction. This Father's Day, enjoy a midmorning soiree with the whole family as you saunter through beautiful Mizner Park under the cooling shade of the swaying palms. This is the one time this year where vintage American muscle (no, we're not talking about Dad) is on full display in the heart of downtown Boca Raton - a city known for its affinity with German vehicles and electric cars. There will be plenty of giveaways, awards, and a wide range of outstanding achievements in human engineering. We know the whole family will love it!

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Boca Raton June Events | Things To Do In The Boca Raton Area

june events in boca raton

Alright! Here we go. It's hot as the 9th ring outside and the city is just getting started for Summer! Without further ado, here are some of the most exciting and diverse Boca Raton June Events. As always, we've included the city proper and the surrounding area. The highway is never far. Enjoy your month!

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Boca chamber's 52nd annual golf classic

  • When: Friday, June 3rd, 2022 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Where: 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432

For the 52nd year, The Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce will host its annual golf classic. In a community renowned for its golf & country club real estate, the chamber of commerce spares no expense in providing one of the most enjoyable golf events of the year. The event will include cash prizes, awards, raffles, breakfast, lunch, and even a long drive competition! Polish your clubs and lace-up for what's sure to be a searingly good time on the links.

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Boynton Beach food, wine, & brew fest

  • When: Thursday,...

Boca Raton Mother's Day | Things To Do On Mother's Day

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Happy Mother's Day Weekend! Today, we take a moment to share some of our favorite events and local hotspots to enjoy some special downtime with mom. From natural immersion to white-glove dining, we've lined up some of the best events for all ages to celebrate the most special woman in our lives. Read on to learn more!

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Mother's Day In Mother Nature - Boca Raton

  • Where: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center - 1801 N. Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432
  • When: Sunday, May 8th. 11 AM  - 12 PM

Celebrate Mother's Day at one of the most beautiful natural destinations in Boca Raton. The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is less than a mile from our Boca Raton Beach Office and has long served as a major source of education, enrichment, and natural connection for Boca Raton residents and visitors alike. This event will include natural crafts, a special outdoor program, and the opportunity to immerse oneself in the splendor of South Florida's beauty.

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